This Morning hosts Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary say that it took months to get used to each other.
Furthermore, the presenters also revealed each had “quirks” which the other didn’t initially like.
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The Friday presenting pair were celebrating six months together on the ITV magazine show.
However, appearing on Lorraine today (Friday May 28), they said that it hasn’t all been plain sailing.
“We were literally thrown together on a Friday… a bit like an arranged marriage,” Alison told host Lorraine Kelly.
“It took, I think, two months before we became comfortable [with each other].”
“100 per cent,” Dermot agreed. “When you’re co-presenting, it takes a while to get those little nuances and the little beats.
“You find out about each other’s sense of humour, you find out what you like about each other, what you don’t like each other. Those things take about two months.”
Honesty is the key
Alison then explained that honesty was the key to the success of their on-screen relationship.
And, furthermore, she said that there were things they didn’t like about each other early on.
She admitted: “We told each what we didn’t like. We were so honest, weren’t we… I think that’s why it works really.
“We had a few private chats where [we said], ‘I don’t like this about you or when you do this…’. They’re really tiny, small things.
They now love their quirks
“But the fact we were able to be honest with each other, I think that’s why it’s worked. I trust you now.”
She added that the things she didn’t like at the beginning, now she loves.
And Dermot says he’s now able to talk to Alison in the same way he talks to his wife.
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